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How much does Pressure Test Radiator Cap cost in Bryn Mawr?

It depends on the type of car you drive and the auto repair shop you go to in Bryn Mawr. Our mechanics in Bryn Mawr are mobile, which means they don't have the overhead that repair shops have. They provide you convenience by coming to your home or office in Bryn Mawr.

Pressure Test Radiator Cap pricing for various cars

CarsEstimateParts CostLabor CostSavingsAverage Dealer Price
2008 Mitsubishi Galant$95$0.00$94.9911%$107.50
2008 Ford E-350 Super Duty$95$0.00$94.9911%$107.50
2012 Subaru Outback$95$0.00$94.9911%$107.50
2014 Lincoln MKZ$95$0.00$94.9911%$107.50
2006 BMW X3$95$0.00$94.9911%$107.50
2008 Mercedes-Benz CLS63 AMG$95$0.00$94.9911%$107.50

Pressure Test Radiator Cap Service

What is the radiator cap pressure test all about?

In a pressurized cooling system like those found on all cars, your car’s radiator cap is calibrated to seal in coolant to a particular pressure point, then allow some vapor to escape once that threshold has been reached. The ejected fluid is piped into the overflow bottle you might have seen in the engine bay. Then, as the engine cools, the coolant level may drop inside radiator. When that happens, a reverse-flow valve in the radiator cap opens to allow fluid from the bottle to return to the radiator. A radiator cap that isn’t working properly may cause too much fluid to escape the system.

Keep in mind:

  • A radiator cap pressure test is quick and simple, and replacement radiator caps are inexpensive.
  • Leaving a defective radiator cap in place can cause damage to the engine.

How it's done:

  • The vehicle engine is cooled before the radiator cap can be removed
  • The radiator pressure is relieved and the cap is removed
  • The radiator cap is pressure tested to specifications
  • The radiator cap is replaced and/or reinstalled to the radiator
  • The vehicle is verified to confirm problem is fixed

Our recommendation:

If your car’s engine overheats, or the overflow bottle seems overly full, have the radiator (and radiator cap) pressure tested.

What are the common symptoms indicating you need to pressure test the radiator cap?

  • Car overheats
  • Car’s overflow bottle fills up

How important is this service?

Not having this safety valve on the car’s cooling system operate properly can over- or under-pressurize the system, leading to damage to hoses, the radiator, and even the car’s cylinder head.


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William

33 years of experience
69 reviews
William
33 years of experience
Seemed like he knew his stuff

William

30 years of experience
49 reviews
William
30 years of experience
William is probably the best mechanic around, he's knowledgeable, patient, and thoughtful. His skills are top notch and he problem solves anything to the max ability. I never met a mechanic this great. Any time you have a military veteran, you can be you're in good hands.

Johnny

33 years of experience
267 reviews
Johnny
33 years of experience
Friendly, professional. Got the repair done quickly.

David

36 years of experience
195 reviews
David
36 years of experience
What a great service this is! David M. showed up on-time, was friendly and professional, explained what he was going to do, and completed the three services items in just one hour.

Lucas

21 years of experience
887 reviews
Lucas
21 years of experience
Fixed things I didn't even ask for!

Alex

22 years of experience
112 reviews
Alex
22 years of experience

Chuck

45 years of experience
22 reviews
Chuck
45 years of experience
Chuck was friendly, courteous and knowledgeable. He came with all his tools explained the job and answered my questions. I would highly recommend him.

Jay

37 years of experience
953 reviews
Jay
37 years of experience
Quick ,fast ,professional !Reliable,Knowledgeable! Friendly!Awesome!

Joel

21 years of experience
987 reviews
Joel
21 years of experience
Joel was great. He arrived on time and communicated everything with me very clearly. He was honest and knowledgeable. Would definitely recommend.

Jerome

34 years of experience
206 reviews
Jerome
34 years of experience
Excellent and professional service.

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